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FASEB Breakthroughs in Bioscience article. "Knock-out" mice, in which specific genes have been inactivated, have been tremendously useful in helping researchers understand the genetic basis of disease. Moreover, "knock out" mice also serve as animal models for human diseases, allowing researchers to develop treatments and diagnostic tests for genetic diseases.

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    Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Knockout model,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722024344817T,Life Science,Tutorial or self-directed instruction,Mouse

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